“…each moment with her is like — like it’s made of glass, this beautiful, fragile thing that I get to hold in my hand, but one wrong move and it’ll shatter.” Continue reading Chapter 26: “One wrong move and it’ll shatter”
“We can’t control how much time we have. But we can control what we do with the time while we have it.” Continue reading Chapter 25: Ari’s advice
Kierah walked by the kitchens as often as she could inconspicuously manage, to sneak a glance at Rothan. Sometimes, he’d be nowhere in sight. Other times, she’d see him, and they’d share a quick wave. She wasn’t entirely forbidden from … Continue reading Chapter 24: An unexpected invitation
“I think you should do it,” Kierah approached Zera. They were eating together during lunch, and Kierah took another swig of her coffee. She’d been feeling more and more sluggish lately, and was hoping the caffeine would kick in before … Continue reading Chapter 23: “Do you think she cares for him? My Ender, for your slave.”
What do you turn to when the world turns upside down? For me, weirdly enough, it isn’t art. Don’t get me wrong, art is the air I breathe — But when life feels out of control (lately more than usual), … Continue reading In uncertain times — write?
He was going to go in there. He was going to fight. And he was going to kill someone, or die. Continue reading Chapter 22: A fighter and a slave
[ TWO DECADES AGO ] The front door of the one-room apartment burst open, the flimsy lock no match for the force of the two bodyguards behind it. The crash startled the little boy, who was already buried as far … Continue reading Chapter 21: Secrets of his past